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hello. watching "gmt" on bbc world news with me david eades. our top stories. the message is getting louder t world is not doing enough to tackle ebola as a second health care worker is diagnosed with the virus. the u.n. says the world is in danger of winning the race to beat it. in hong kong police use a heavy hand against protestors. we bring you rare access to a u.s. aircraft carolir carrier o
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exercise in the ocean. what is it doing here? >> reporter: we're only out here for one reason. this is about practicing with conflict with china. also on the program, aaron is here. rather intriguing. >> it's interesting if you're a woman and want to delay having children because the tech gian s s apple and facebook are offering $20,000 treatments to freeze their eggs. controversial? perhaps. we'll look at what's behind this offe offer. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. washington, 6:00 a.m. in texas where a second health care worker tested positive for r ebola. one nurse is already being treated after contracting the virus from a liberian patient that died last week. nurses at hospital say they
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worked with days without protective clothing and with few rules on how to prevent the spread of the virus. with me now, the reporter. you've been having a look at this. sounds a mess over will there in terms of procedures. >> the authorities, center for disease control in america is saying they put every procedure in place now to make sure the second health care worker isolated and cared for. they're contact racing anyone who's come into contact with a second health care worker in case they are at risk. you're absolutely right. this is the second health care workers to be infected. nurses and medics are saying they haven't been training enough, isn't robust enough. center for disease control is putting in more training, sending a rapid response team to the dallas hospital and setting up another team so if there's ebola anywhere in the country, they can go anywhere and deal with it. >> i suppose issues with a
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problem like this is if initial procedures seem to fail, the sense of confidence in the whole structure crumbles. >> absolutely. the problem with ebola it can present in early stages like the flu or stomach bug. we've seen in america, when he did present symptoms, they sent him home. they thought it was something else. health care workers are urged to check travel history, have they been in ebola affected countries or been around anyone who has ebola? >> the cdc, do they believe now they have wrapped this up or doing everything they need to do? is there a genuine sense they're concurring it? >> they've ramped up control measures, got a new task force in and going to teach all medics across the country that if anyone presents symptoms, they know how to deal with it.
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>> thanks for that. what measures do health care workers have to do to protect themselves from the virus? we are at training center in texas to find out. >> this is how a doctor or nurse would look going into a ward to treat someone who has ebola. then they have to come out. they could have body fluid or blood on their suit. the key part is taking the suit off without body parts coming many contact at all with fluids. >> this is a spray. we're going to start with your gloves. turning inside out. from the outside. inside out. ball it up. we're going to pull from the back. we're going to do inside out, one arm at a time. inside out. roll it up. dirty in, clean out. >> there's a spot here already.
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i don't want to touch it. there's a place where my skin is peeping through here. >> yeah, this is where the size of your pp is very important. go ahead and unzip. >> this is quite hard to do. >> okay. now keep clean out dirty in. all the way down, clean out dirty in. grab between inner cuff and outside trout. go ahead and remove. >> without coming in contact with the skin at all. >> then your gloves without flicking. no flicking. >> what happens if i flick? >> you make air sols. if you have contaminated fluid on there and flick you could make droplets. straight to the hand washing sink. >> there's pedals as well. that's how people prevent themselves from being infected when dealing with someone with ebola. >> quite a process isn't it? the situation in dallas worrying
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enough of cour enough. that is nothing compared to west africa. she received a text message from the driver over the weekend saying he felt unwell and died shortly after that. liberia is worst affected by the ebola outbreak. nearly half of those 4500 deaths have occurred in that country. let's speak to the journalist who returned to the uk from liberia in fact on tuesday. thank you very much for joining us. worth pointing out you're in the process of putting together a documentary in liberia. you're pretty uniquely positioned to have a sense of how that country, how the people of liberia really feel now as they see this othebola?
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>> international community seems to be rally around to come to their aid. there's still a high level of mistrust between them and government. they still don't know the details. people are still in denial. people are still dying. we spoke to ems who told us the levels are higher than what's projected out here. there's no doubt liberians are still worried. they're taking necessary precautions to them. it's challenged because tradition are tested to the limit here. people still manage to spend time with the dead, still care for their loved ones. people want to come home and grab their children.
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these are the challenges that they are still facing. >> right. huge resource challenges as well. let me ask you because you made the journey from liberia and back to uk. we can tell our audience, we had a few problems working out the procedures with public health authorities here to get you in the studio. you're skyping. what's the whole process been like as you've flown into the u cank? >> first of all, i must say i understand the bbc stance from insisting at some point during this that we rather do it via skype. even in liberia in infected countries, that's what people tell you, try not to congregate. we shoot clearly. if you don't show symptoms, not having headaches, not vomiting,
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diarrhea or temperature, you cannot pass the virus. any way, we left liberia late monday night and went by process where we connected. we spent four hours in process before we got to uk. what is really key here is that before you get into the airport in liberia, you do all necessary things. wash your hands, use the sanitizer. your boots or shoes are decontaminated. then they do the test before you enter the flight. the critical choice here about ebola is that it can be treated during that ten hour flight because you fly before getting to uk. it can be treated during that period. when we got there and told by immigration officials wearing blue gloves. they asked where we came from.
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i told them we have been making theme in liberia about ebola virus. clearly i was hoping there would be a mandate free screening straight a way. i was told that there is a screening going on, but it is opti optionle. >> that seems extraordinary. quite a process. it's worth pointing out to internationally an awful lot of authorities have a lot of ironing out to do with procedures. thank you very much for joining us on "gmt." great to get a direct insight as to how that process does or doesn't work at this stage. it's a fast moving story obviously. if you want more on the situation, stay with us here on bbc. at 1830 "gmt" we've got a special program with the latest on the outbreak. that's airing everyday day this week 1830 on "gmt." more than half of the best
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part of 4500 deaths have occurred. sorry. where are we? other news now. south korea, high level talks. there were secret talks which was reported to be first talks in seven years. tension has been rising in the last few days as they traded warning shots from two separate incidents. a european championship football match between serbia and albania had to be abandoned. both sides blame the other after a drone flew a flag over the pitch. that sparked scuffles by players and fans. serbia and albania have a history of turbulent relations. voters are going to the polls to elect a new president
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in parliament. it's facing a strong challenge from long standing rival. mozambique is one of africa's fastest growing economies. pro democracy demonstrators in hong kong accuse police of brutality. officers wearing riot gear used batons and pepper spray to clear the underpass near the headquarters. >> reporter: hong kong's pro democracy protests have once again turned ugly. overnight police went in hard clearing the student protestors with pepper spray. they had been tearing up concrete slabs to form new barricades, a sign attitudes are
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hardening on both sides. in the middle of the chaos, local tv footage captured this pro democracy activist picked up by police, taken to a quiet corner and given a prolonged beating. the authorities promised to investigate. by daylight, calm had been restored. main protest camp pitch add cross the eight lane highway was still intact as was the sense of idealism. >> i will stay here as long as we get what we want. i think we just want freedom. >> even if the police start to use more police? >> even if police start using more force. >> reporter: on the one hand, these protests have been overwhelmingly peaceful. on the other, they're causing serious disruption. no one doubts the the difficult job police face in what is now a
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very divided city. once again, allegations of brutality and heavy handedness will have done nothing to deescalate this crisis. and these latest scenes will raise concern in beijing, the focus of the protestor's anger. a short distance away, chinese soldiers from the people's liberation army headquarters watch on. bbc news hong kong. >> you're watching "gmt." do stay with us. coming up in a moment. >> i'm in pretoria. stay with us to find out why prison bathrooms have been center stage in arguments on whether oscar pistorius should go to jail. nivan t-bones you. guess what: your insurance company will only give you 37-thousand to replace it. "depreciation" they claim. "how can my car depreciate before it's first oil change?" you ask.
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as a regional power comes at time the united states has been shifting focus towards asia. both sides are suspicious of one another's motives in the region. the biggest live exercise is held in years off the coast of guam. uss george washington was one of the ships taking part. our correspondent was given a rare invitation to step a board. >> reporter: the uss george washington is a huge ship. from up here, it hardly looks big enough to land on. we're now on final approach heading down to land on board the uss george washington, a nuclear power aircraft carrier. we'll hit the deck going from 150 miles per hour to 0 in about two seconds. it's a pretty brutal landing.
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it may be a big ship, but with 60 planes on board it's extremely crowded and very dangerous. on deck, it is a delicate valley of men and machines. the quickest the crew can fire a plane off this deck every 30 seconds. >> we've just seen 11 air crafts launch from the deck of the george washington. now we watch 11 more brought back on board. the last one just about to land behind me here. this really is extraordinary site. only the u.s. navy can do this. we're out here in the pacific for one reason. this is about practicing for conflict with china. >> in august, this chinese
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fighter jet intercepted a u.s. surveillance plane in international air space over the south china sea. repeatedly buzzing the plane and closing to within 30 feet. last year in the same area, two chinese and navy ships came close to colliding. china says this is its territory and wants other navies and air forces to keep out. that's not something the u.s. navy is about to accept. >> when we talk about our capabilities to operate in an unrestricted way in the waters of our choice and some countries have increasingly complex antiaccess or areas with weapons. we have to fill up our tactics, techniques and procedures to operate in an unfettered manner. >> in other words, china anesthesia ambitions to dominate this region will not go
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unchallenged. u.s. navy will continue to sail carriers through the east china seas. bbc news on board the uss george washington. >> the south african runner oscar pistorius is back in court over a third day of arguments on whether he should go to jail for killing his girlfriend. he was found guilty of culpable homicide but cleared of murder. we are with karin in pretoria. time for an update. >> reporter: yes david. we have been hearing strangely about the subject of prison bathrooms. that's been the main evidence in court this morning. we have gerrie nel cross-examining the probation officer employed by the defense, very intensely. she yesterday told the court south african prisons were really not the place for someone like oscar pistorius, for his psychological needs and needs of
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his disabilities as well. she claims south african prisons did not have baths, no private shower, no hand rail in the shower and that oscar pistorius would have to walk on his stumps upon concrete floors and slip. she said he would be at risk of sexual violence and gang violence. he's accused of basing her evidence on internet research she's done on a union leader nine years ago that made a speech. he said she's basing what she said on an unnamed source on the department of correctional services. he's trying to dismantle her evidence bit by bit and say south african prisons are far from being inappropriate for oscar pistorius and this should be the sentence he received. of course gerrie nel is trying to defense the argument they want a reduced punishment for pistorius, house arrest or community service.
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he again said today that was shockingly inappropriate. he is pushing with witnesses he calls over the next few hours for the maximum possible sentence up to 15 years. >> whenever way you look at it, it's extraordinary. thanks very much indeed. as washington warns of a lone fight again militants, the u.s. says its arming and training grounds troops in syria to take on i.s. is it enough though? our correspondent reports from the turkey, syria border. >> reporter: these are the men who have been hand picked to fight islamic state in syria. here attacking government forces. the syrian rebels with some training and a few american weapons. now they're to be president
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obama's boots on the ground as he vows to degrade and destroy islamic state. >> together with our partners, america is training and equipping the syrian opposition to be a counter weight to terrorists of isil and this regime. >> when u.s. planes took off, the president's allies in syria had no clue the bombing had begun. the air campaign against islamic state is now well underway. the ground strategy is shaky. the 13th division is one of the local groups that is vetted. it's supposed to get the training and weapons president obama has promised. >> translator: it's all words. nothing is materialized yet. we haven't gotten things we've asked for. we have nothing, not even
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weapons. >> but islamic state has. after their success in the wreck, they're better funded and armed than ever. they've been advancing westward across syria. >> the americans have been meeting rebel commanders here in turkey to hold the march of islamic state. the fighters have been very clear about what they want not training for supplies and support and immediately. they've been very angry and vocal about what they say is the failure of coalition air strikes to hold government attacks against the people. >> i wish they wouldn't say some of the things they've been saying publicly. i understand their frustration. sure isis is their enemy and they want to crush them, but they see the biggest enemy as assad. another area of concern is at least as of yet there hasn't been communication between our air strikes and where they are on the ground. it's not a situation they're acting as forward air
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controllers. they're almost as surprised as isis is. >> there's been protests in areas against the coalition strikes. people are angry because they want government forces to be targeted too and because of reports of civilian deaths. america denies this. what matters is how things look on the ground. this major is part of a secretive operations room run by the west and rebel groups. >> translator: our support will be seriously damaged if west doesn't support the revolution. people are against these air strikes. today we have protests, tomorrow they might attack us because they think we are working with the west. >> while the word focussing on islamic state, syria's civil war goes on.
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i'm david eades. in this half hour, tackling the myths and getting out the right message. we look at way fears about ebola are spreading faster than the disease itself. what efforts are being made to calm that anxiety? over priced, overhyped and over here. a special bbc report on why english premiere football is so expensive for fans. also on the program, aaron is back with a battle over a century old shoe.
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>> we all recognize these beauties, ankle boot chuck's all sta stars. nike is now suing other companies for copying their design. we'll see if nike is right to stick the boot in. now there's been several ebola outbreaks in the past. this is the worst ever and come during our age of social media. that begs the question, can social media stop the virus from spreading or make the situation worse. we outline the results of one study looking at twitter. it took a sample of all tweets sent from three west african countries over a seven day period last month. those tweets had to include the word ebola and either the word
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cure or prevention. they found this. they found that 36% of tweets were medically accurate. they estimate more than 5.5 million twitter users could have read those tweets. they also found 55.5% of tweets were medically inaccurate and 15 million people could have potentially seen those as well. it is worth saying the total number of tweets coming out of west africa is tiny if you compare to many millions from the u.s. and europe. not insignificant. is social media helping? how else is information, false or true, get out to people across west africa? we're going to talk more about this. i'm joined by bbc social media producer and west africa regional director for bbc media action. media action is a charity that works with radio stations in west africa broadcasting about
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things like ebola. thanks for coming in. let's focus on information and critically i suppose the misinformation. what are these doing? >> there are a lot of myths going around. because of popularity of social media in west africa, lots of people are getting information right or wrong information, and there are various smiths including even poison wells is a source of ebola virus. >> and i've seen others as well. salt water or raw onions could protect you. they're getting out how? what's their best method? >> people have been using facebook and twitter. more and more, people have been going on chat apps such as what's up to get information about what's happening in their area. >> there's a very fast moving
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isn't it? you can imagine a wildfire spread effect. caroline, you focus on social media to an extent. is that the best engine of communicating across west africa? >> we found that you need to use all methods and all avenues open to you. social media is one. radio is still really effective with rural audiences in west africa. what we're doing is trying to put people in touch with experts. rather than people relying on rumor or anonymous tweet or relying on something they've heard through a text, rather we're trying to get expert who is really do though the medical facts and know what they're talking about to come on radio. we ask our audiences to text us their questions so we can put those questions to experts. it's important whether they're getting information from radio or getting via social media. what's really important is who's the source of this information?
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is it someone who understands how ebola is transmitted? >> it's far more structured. you can direct in a better way. is radio also guilty of myth making to a certain extent? >> it depends whether or not who's on the radio and what they're talking about. what we've focused on is making sure we get in those that understand how ebola is transmitted to make sure people are getting correct information right from the source. >> andre, can you give us examples of ways in which social media is working to the good? we depict a big bad beast at the moment in terms of spreading misinformation. >> a number of agencies have been using social media to get the facts across such as the centers for disease control. they've been hosting twitter qa and people have been able to go directly to them via twitter to ask various questions about ebola. >> how well are they being picked up? is that working?
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>> i think so. for instance the cdc twitter page, they had a certain number of followers. it's gone over 1.5 million now of people following their tweets and looking to them on twitter to get the information they need. >> how far can you go caroline in terms of radio information? could you do wall to wall? if we look at extraordinary sta t -- statistics. >> it's a huge problem. we're learning the source of information, people trust some more than others. we're trying to work with religious leaders to have their voices in local languages on the radio so that people really understand the message is coming from their own leaders as opposed to from the outside. >> gets interesting. from when i first joined world service radio, short wave radio
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was massive of course. everyone seemed to want access to it. how big is radio now? >> it's huge. what's changed is rather than it being short wave radio just beaming from london, we now work with 40 local radio stations across sierra leone. each station has its own community. we try to make sure they all have the same correct information from a trusted source so that even though they're coming through 40 stations they have the correct information. >> thank you. >> if you want the latest news on the ebola outbreak, get it on our website. we've got background analysis including how the virus got into the u.s. it's all on bbc.com/news. let's catch up on business now. over to aaron. >> i'm chatting about when you
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joined radio. how long ago was that? >> a while. >> the old wireless. thanks very much david. a new perk for working women. apple and facebook are will pick up the tab for female employees that want to freeze their eggs becoming two of the biggest companies to cover the cost of this expensive treatment as well as 20 thou$20,000. other benefits longer parental leave and adoption program. great to have you with us. we're excited. you're described as a super woman, juggle high flying career in finance and raised your own children and raising your own children i should say. i want to start with the quote, you said before aspirational
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young woman should not put off having young children to pursue their career. i would think you would disagree with what facebook and apple is doing. no? >> i agree with it. if you're going to be an educated women and often people do more than one degree these days. it takes a while to get in the work place. you're in your 30s and fertility is declining rapidly. it does make sense. the world has changed, attitude of women has changed. biology hasn't changed. leave it to nature. it's a problem when women's fertility falls off the cliff in their 30s. >> should other companies be looking at other issues. if you look in the united states, women still earn only 82% of what a man typically earns. we know the maternity pay and leave in the united states is far behind what other wealthy
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nations provide. there are other issues here. >> there are. it's a strange perk for some. of course i believe that woman should be given equal pay for equal work and maternity benefits should be improved. but i think it's a sensible thing. think about fertility and the fact women are delaying and having children and often with consequences that they can't have children. >> is there an argument -- companies may argue this -- it's such a competitive industry and a lack of women in the tech world that companies need to be seen basically offering all they can. >> yeah, there's an element to that too. we look around at one of these big offices. you see them on televisions. it seems a lack of women generally in the technology sector. it's a gimmick element to this trying to encourage more women in. that's a good thing. we need more technology people in this country in particular.
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our sector is not as vibrant as the u.s. part is due to shortages of skill. the more people who can be encouraged to go into computer science degree, that should be women and men, are better for our economy. >> good point indeed. we're going to leave it there. thank you very much for joining us. joining us talking about that. still a controversial story. we've all seen converse trainers, particularly the chuck's all star. the owner these, nike is suing dozens of competitors claiming they unfairly copied the design. the toe cap, this line that goes around the bottom. what do they do? last night they filed in new york at the international trade commission against 31 companies, sketchers, wal-mart stores, fila, kmart and ralph lauren. let's find out how cases like this play out in court.
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we have a partner specializing in trademarks, designs and copy right. great to have you as well. what sort of challenges do case like this face in trying to, nike to prove these guys have taken the trademark. >> it resolves around the non traditional trademark, the shape of the shoe. the whole function of a trademark is distinguish goods to enable the con sosumer to distinguish one from another. think of a word, google, samsung, google. in this case it seems to be a non traditional trademark, the shape. non traditional trademarks are possible of being protected and enforced.
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you might have said the shape of a bottle, chocolate bar, in this case the shape of a shoe. there's traditional challenges for these marks. a consumer doesn't think of such trademarks as can designated origin. there's a higher hurdle in proving these cases and establishing the claim is valid. >> lots of challenges. how in the world do they put a price on it in terms of what they think converse has lost? >> absolutely. this is an american proceeding. in the states as you know there's additional damages for infringement. in uk and europe, damage is more likely to compensate the actual loss. in the uk for example, they would look at trying to quantify the damage suffered by the trademark owner in terms of lost sales and even maybe what's caused to trademark by infringements by defendants. >> how does this play out in court? are we looking at a long case
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here? >> i'd say in the states there's going to be a couple of years for high court and district court and also the a pellet court. in europe, looking at a long time, two or three years at least. >> yeah. thanks for take talking to us about nike putting the boot in. see what i did there? lots going on. follow me on twitter. get me @bbc aaron. that's it with business. i've got to cons fess, you gave me the line. >> he laughed. >> i can't understand why they wait 97 years before decide people are copying them. >> thank you very much. do stay with us on bbc world news. still to come on "gmt," a special bbc report finds football tickets in england cost four times as much as in germany. why you might ask?
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you're watching "gmt." i'm david eades. the top stories hour. in texas, a second health worker who treated an ebola victim who died has also tested positive for the disease. police in hong kong have been accused of brutality after officers were seen beating a pro-democracy protector. how much are you willing to pay to go watch a football match? a bbc sports survey found football supporters here pay four times as much as those in germany to follow their teams. since 2011, the average price of the cheapest tickets has risen at almost twice the rate of cost
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of living. let's look at figures for you. here in england, season tickets cost the most, their cheapest price more than $1,000. comparatively the cheapest season ticket for the italian team just $260. it's pretty much the same for germany $255 for the cheapest season ticket. the if you're wondering, the english premiere league team with the cheapest season ticket is manchester city $476. with me for more is sports reporter alex. first of all, the question is why is it so high over here? >> the game is leaving them behind. they've lost touch with football because of prices.
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the demand is there. the if you look at premiere league, they'll tell you 95% of seats are sold so far this season despite high prices. people do want to go and watch. the fans say you're getting this television money. the last deal package for global and domestic football rights was worth $5 billion. the next package is more than that. fans say why hasn't this trickled to us? why can't there be cheaper ticket prices? they've seen it go in the opposite direction. clubs are spending money on new signings and huge wages for every pound of premiere league earns. 71 is spent. that's where the money is going. you have to charge high tickets. >> i suppose 95% capacity in germany or italy, they can't
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match that going match by match. >> as you mentioned 80,000 people are in the stadium, more than anywhere else in europe. they charge cheap prices, four times less to watch a football game. >> do you think they need to charge cheaper prices to get the 80,000? >> they say they have a responsibility to their fans. they say the club is so special because of its fans. they feel indebted to fans. the spokesman told bbc they would never charge the same prices as we do here in the premiere league and english football because the fans wouldn't accept it. >> what do clubs say in response to allegations? you're spending $1,000 or $1500. perhaps it's not value after you break it down over a year. >> fans would tell you they're
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getting a reasonable deal. arsenal charges $3,000 the for season tickets. i spoke to the independence support association. she told me a lot of her members felt the same way. within that you get seven cup matches as well as the premiere league fixtures, nice environment. football is good. they recognize those spending money on players. it compares well to buying a theater ticket in the west end. >> that's a good point. alternatives are not cheap. you ask what would fans make of it if their club spent money and slid down the league table. >> yeah. there are deals to be had as well for kids. there's a game for kids at times and various other deals at reduced prices for families and younger members. that's a concern for clubs.
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they recognize that because prices are quite expensive, a lot of people in the age brackets late teens, early 20s, you can't afford it. they're going to germany or watch lower league or non league football where prices are much cheaper. >> thank you very much indeed. you can get plenty more information on those ticket prices on the website. find out how much it costs to follow your team for example. go to bbc.com/football. you'll get our special price of football calculator. the u.s. midterm elections are are approaching fast. this week, a north america correspondent is traveling to a different state everyday on the so called blues highway looking at big issues and how they're reflecting on the music of the day. he's asking why so many americans feel washington isn't working. >> it's day three of our road
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trip down the blues highway. we've made it to little rock, arkansas and that fantastic state capitol building where bill clinton and mike huckabee served. one democrat and one republican, both with a common love of music. we're meeting another state senator and bass playing rocker john wood with the same sentiment. >> music and politics have always been and will always be intertwined. music bridges all walks of life. there's a lot of people politically that don't agree with 100% of what they say. that's not how i judge my friends. the two main parties seem not to work together at all. john wood's party could choose
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to give the president and democrats an even rougher side. >> i blame both sides. the republican party and democratic party have people that turn people off and have bad attitudes. >> there are those that say while there's two main parties, republicans and democrats, this system cannot work and will remain corrupt. ♪ >> in 2006, brian ran for governor of arkansas. he lost but got 16,000 votes on the independent ticket. >> when times get tough, you've got to go to people to get things done and not politics. these politicians, all they do is keep the money people happy and spread it around to the people that matter the most. the people at the bottom are the ones that hurt the most. people at the bottom hurt bad, the politicians are out of touch
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with them. >> the further you climb, do you not feel pressure from outside forces from lobby groups, from money that's influencing what you do or feel the pressure you need to do things differently? >> absolutely. i have lobbyists and special interest groups once a week that come up to me and say well my client is not happy. i'm sorry. i can't help you. >> rock-n-roll is an attitude. as long as there's a government, people are going to have an opinion. as long as there's opinion, you'll have different ways to express that opinion. want to bring you an update on a story we been reporting on bbc world news. it's now thought a severe snowstorm that hit a popular area of central nepal has killed we're hearing at least 16 trekkers. they were trapped fby the
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conditions on the annapuma circuit. three from poland, three from israel and one from vietnam were killed. that's the update for you. that is "gmt" for today. thanks for being with us on bbc world news. (receptionist) gunderman group. gunderman group is growing. getting in a groove. growth is gratifying. goal is to grow. gotta get greater growth. i just talked to ups. they got expert advise, special discounts, new technologies. like smart pick ups. they'll only show up when you print a label and it's automatic. we save time and money. time? money? time and money. awesome. awesome! awesome! awesome! awesome! (all) awesome! i love logistics.
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